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Updated with quotes for September 2021:

Classic:
Capitalism, then, is by nature a form or method of economic change and not only never is but never can be stationary.
— Joseph Schumpeter, 1942.

 

Direct:
Capital in a market economy is like size in a boxing ring, it makes stupidity less of a handicap.
First Sociology, 1982, p. 423.

Garden moment for September 2021:

The soil's pH level has a big effect on mophead or florist hydrangeas. Skilled gardeners acidify the soil for blue flowers, or sweeten it for pink ones. Less skilled gardeners like me sometimes end up with blue and pink on the same bloom.


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